Nikola Grbić remains the favorite to take over the volleyball team. According to our information, the Serb submitted an application to the PZPS and is seeking to lead the Polish national team despite the dissatisfaction of the president and owner of Sir Safety Perugia, which is currently run by the trainer.
More names are mentioned in the context of candidates for the selection of Polish volleyball players. We know all of them?
The media provide the next names of the coaches who were to apply to the union and submit the documents needed to become an official candidate for the position of a coach of the Polish team. We know from the announcement of the Polish Volleyball Federation that there are six of them, but the federation cannot reveal their names.
Jerzy Mielewski from Polsat Sport indicated on the pages of the “Sport Interia” portal that in this group, apart from Grbic, there are also the trainer of Jastrzębski Węgiel, Andrea Gardini, the Gas Sales Piacenza trainer, Lorenzo Bernardi, and Marcelo Mendez, who has been dealing with the Argentinian team so far. won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
The fifth name was also supposed to be the trainer, who until recently worked with other staff. As reported by “Przegląd Sportowy”, it is about Slobodan Kovac. The current coach of PGE Skra Bełchatów in PlusLiga worked with the Serbs a few weeks ago and led them at the European championship, where they lost the fight for the bronze medal with Poland, but was dismissed by the local union. Now he was to apply to lead the Polish team.
Therefore, the sixth name would remain, which according to the WP Sportowe Fakty portal would be Andrea Giani. Włochy is the current trainer of the Germans and Leo Shoes Modena in Serie A.
Without a Polish coach. The next stage of choosing a coach for the national team on December 3
What’s next? Now the Polish union will meet at a board meeting to select the three best candidates for official negotiations. “The Presidium of the PZPS Board meets on November 26, the meeting of the PZPS Board is scheduled for December 3,” we read in the federation’s announcement.
In addition to the above names, it is also known that no application from the Polish coach has been received by the PZPS. Let us remind you that the union also wants to choose a coach for volleyball players, and there were as many as 24 candidates for this position.